Supporting the community Here is a list of local and national charities that Beresfords have supported. • Age UK Information and advice for the elderly about benefits, care, age discrimination and computer courses. • Cancer Research UK The UK's leading cancer charity. • Children with Cancer UK Dedicated to fighting childhood leukaemia and other childhood cancers. • CHESS Chelmsford CHESS seeks to relieve homelessness and related hardship and distress amongst single adults in Chelmsford and Essex, through the provision of support services and temporary accommodation that helps them move on in their lives. • Farleigh Hospice Meets the needs of local people affected by life limiting illnesses. • Essex Air Ambulance Charity providing a free life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) for Essex. • C-R-Y Founded in 1995 to raise awareness of conditions that can lead to young sudden cardiac death (YSCD); sudden death syndrome (SDS); SADS. • First Step Supporting children with special needs and their families in Havering. • Help for Heros Support for our wounded. • Guide Dogs for the Blind Provides mobility for the blind and partially sighted. • Kids Inspire Building relationships through therapy, opportunity, love and care. • Home Start National family support charity that helps parents to build better lives for their children. • Kidney Research Help us with our vision of a world free from kidney disease. • NSPCC The NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK. • Marillac Care A centre of excellence for the care of people with physical disabilities. • Royal British Legion Providing help and welfare to the serving and ex-Service community and their families. • Meningitis Trust Provides lifelong support to those affected by Meningitis, as well as funding research and raising awareness. • PARC Exists to provide support to families who have a child or children with any type of additional need from a very early stage. • Remus Horse Sanctuary Provides care and rehabilitation for horses, ponies, donkeys, cows and sheep in Essex. • St. Francis Hospice Providing specialist care and support for both patients and families. • SNAP Registered charity in Brentwood that helps Essex families who have children with special needs and disabilities. • Save the Children Supports both emergency and long-term relief and development projects. • Samaritans Provides confidential and emotional support to those experiencing despair and distress. • St. Johns Ambulance The UK's leading First Aid charity. • Street Child Africa Support group for charities working with street children in Africa.
Supporting the community • The Hamelin Trust Leading Essex based charity for supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. • Strongbones A national registered charity set up to help alleviate the pain, suffering and financial burden of families who have children suffering from brittle bone disease, bone cancer, scoliosis, arthritis, and all other conditions of the bone. • World Cancer Research Fund Advice on how cancer can be prevented through diet, physical activity and weight. • The Poppy Appeal Raising funds for The Royal British Legion. • The Little Treasures Children's Trust Formed as a registered charity to offer practical and emotional support to families who have a child with a disability or terminal illness. • WSPA Working towards a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty ends. • YMCA Helping transform communities and help young people build a future. • Breast Cancer Now The UK’s largest breast cancer charity • Jeans for Genes Raises money for Genetic Disorders UK and aims to change the world for children with genetic disorders. • Helen Rollason Cancer Charity A cancer charity in the United Kingdom which funds cancer support centres and research into the disease. • Macmillan Cancer Support One of the largest British charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer. • Havens Hospices "Making Every Day Count" for children & adults with life-limiting illnesses in Essex. • Alzheimer’s Society Charity providing support for carers and sufferers of all kinds of dementia. • The Salvation Army International charitable organisation helping set people on the road to freedom and a better future. • Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research The UKs only charity dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. • EACH East Anglia’s Children Hospices Charity supporting families and caring for children and young people with life-threatening conditions. • Samaritans Purse Evangelical Christian humanitarian organization that provides aid to people in physical need as a key part of Christian missionary work. • Hopefield Animal Sanctuary A non-profit organisation caring for around 200 sick, unwanted and mistreated animals. • Comic Relief Charity based in the United Kingdom and raising money for projects at home and abroad. • The J’s Hospice Building respite and hospice care from 16-40 year olds from Essex with life limiting conditions. • Movember An annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues. • British Heart Foundation The UK's number one heart charity. • Teenage Cancer Trust Charity dedicated to giving expert treatment and support to young people with cancer.